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Is "Sustainable Development” a concept that integrates Health Literacy and Health Policy as a global health action?

Exclusively written for the Sting by Ms Bruna Schwaab, student of Medicine at the Univille University in Joinville City, Brazil. Ms Schwaab is afiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Association ( 691 more words


WASH Away Neglected Tropical Diseases

45 days to the start of the 2016 Grand to Grand Ultra

Millions of people around the world lack safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). 676 more words

One simple app could help you lose weight – and save the NHS a fortune

Losing weight is hard. Losing weight and maintaining that weight loss is even harder. So anything that can possibly help lighten the load of this arduous task is worth further consideration. 1,199 more words


Why breastfeeding should be everybody's business

It is common sense that ‘breast is best’ when it comes to feeding infants and young children. After all, breast milk is uniquely, organically fit for a singular purpose. 943 more words


Zika: In Summary

We are currently seeing efforts to resolve the Zika virus situation. Zika is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, which were originally found in Uganda in 1952 before spreading to other equatorial areas after 1969. 234 more words

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Pandemic Paranoia

With the threat of Ebola over, the efforts of government and international organisations are now focused on managing the Zika outbreak. But before Ebola there was Swine flu (2009) and SARS (2002) before that. 1,193 more words

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The Dutch are turning China's polluted air into diamonds.


  • The air quality of Beijing is 16 times worse than New York City.
  • China’s environmental protection ministry published a report in November 2010 which showed that almost a third of 113 cities surveyed failed to meet national air standards.
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